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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
would presume they would reach out in one way. maybe there's hope for an immigration bill this term. >> because i care about that issue and i know president obama cares about comprehensive immigration reform so much, i hope so. but so far, all the indications are that they don't get it. there doesn't appear oh be an embrace of comprehensive immigration reform. the dream act has not been embraced. they aren't making the kinds of noises that you'd hear if they were getting ready to bring that bill to the floor quickly. they still have, remember, they didn't lose that many of their tea party entrenched incumbents on the house side. john boehner still has to deal with that element of his party and they are extreme as we saw in the last congress. >> indeed they are extreme. congresswoman, thanks for coming on the show. >> thanks for having me. >> could a bill that would extend only middle class tax cuts get to a vote in the house and win despite the efforts of john boehner? we'll explain, coming up next. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and t
Dec 12, 2012 2:00am PST
's exactly what these bills do. this is not about helping the state in tough economic times. it is about destroying the unions. this is what president obama rightly said in detroit yesterday. >> obama: these so-called right-to-work laws they don't have to do with economics. they have everything to do with politics. it is giving you the right to work for less money. >> eliot: this is how governor snyder mischaracterized it. >> we'll get more and better jobs coming to michigan because we'll be more competitive. this is about being pro workers giving the workers a choice. it could be a positive for unions during the longer term. >> eliot: is this truly going to be a positive for unions then why were the police and firefighters exempted from the bill? my guess governor snyder wanted to keep the few unions that seemed to support him away from this bill. joining me now is michigan state representative and minority leader and former u.s. congressman from michigan mark shower who served in the michigan state legis
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